Where to stay around San Quirico d'Orcia?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,076 holiday lettings near San Quirico d'Orcia. From 348 apartments to 330 villas, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover San Quirico d'Orcia area.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to San Quirico d'Orcia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in San Quirico d'Orcia. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Collegiate Church of San Quirico: 2,946 holiday lettings
  • Horti Leonini: 2,924 holiday lettings
  • Palazzo Chigi: 2,947 holiday lettings
  • Val d'Orcia: 3,488 holiday lettings
  • Pienza Cathedral: 3,587 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around San Quirico d'Orcia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in San Quirico d'Orcia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 348 apartments in San Quirico d'Orcia. Our other popular types of San Quirico d'Orcia holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 330 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 182 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 112 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chateaus and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in San Quirico d'Orcia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 695 holiday homes with pool available in San Quirico d'Orcia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental home or farmhouse in San Quirico d’Orcia, Italy your home away from home

    San Quirico d’Orcia, Tuscany enjoys an enviable location in the Val d’Orcia area of Tuscany, on the path of the ancient Via Francigena road, which ran between Canterbury, UK and Rome, Italy and was a popular pilgrimage route. San Quirico d’Orcia is sometimes overlooked by visitors to the region, but represents an equally attractive alternative to the nearby towns of Pienza and Montalcino, being the home of a number of sites of historical interest.

    Things to do in San Quirico d’Orcia, Italy

    San Quirico d'Orcia lies on the site of an old medieval village known as Osenna, and has maintained a large part of its original medieval street plan. The town centre makes for an enjoyable stroll, with a stop-off recommended at the Collegiata di Santi Quirico e Giulitta to examine its Romanesque-Gothic doorways which date back to the 8th century. Another site of historical interest is the 11th century Santa Maria Assunta church, and there are several other churches and structures around town.

    With the Natural Park of the Val d’Orcia literally on the doorstep, many visitors to San Quirico d’Orcia are looking to enjoy a range of outdoor activities during their stay. Walking and hiking in the hills are always popular, but activities such as horse riding and cycling can also be easily arranged. If you do not wish to venture too far out you may elect to visit the beautiful Horti Leonini Italian gardens, which host a number of temporary exhibitions throughout the year.

    A decent level of amenities can be found in and around the town centre, with more restaurants, cafes, shops and supermarkets just a short car journey away.

    Places to visit on holiday in San Quirico d’Orcia, Italy

    The Val d’Orcia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and has many towns and villages worth exploring when enjoying a holiday in San Quirico d’Orcia. These include the hilltop town of Montalcino (15km) which is famous for its Brunello di Montalcino wine, as well as its gourmet restaurants, and Pienza (10km) known as the ‘touchstone of Renaissance urbanism” and where parts of the movie The English Patient were filmed.

    Weather in San Quirico d’Orcia, Italy

    There is not really a ‘bad’ time for a holiday in San Quirico d’Orcia, as even winter months receive mild temperatures and often have several hours’ worth of sunshine every day. July and August are the hottest months with a daily average high temperature of 29C, but this is also the busiest time in which to visit.

    Flights to San Quirico d’Orcia, Italy

    The Siena region has only a small military airport, so the best way of reaching San Quirico d’Orcia from the UK is by flying to San Egidio Airport (PEG) near Perugia. This destination is 74km from San Quirico d’Orcia and receives regular flights from London Stansted through Ryanair. Florence Peretola Airport (FLR) 90km away.

    Attractions in and around San Quirico d'Orcia

    Looking for things to do while you're in San Quirico d'Orcia? Local attractions include Horti Leonini. Don't miss landmarks such as Collegiate Church of San Quirico and Chapel of our Lady of Vitaleta. Activities around the area include Tenuta Valdipiatta, Poggio Antico and Cantina Contucci. To discover the region's top popular attractions, head to Palazzo Piccolomini, Pienza Cathedral and Abbazia di Sant'Antimo during your stay. Also while in town, consider a visit to Palazzo Chigi and Val d'Orcia.